Judge Joseph C. WELTY

Seal of the Superior Court in Maricopa County, State of Arizona Current Assignment: Associate Presiding Judge
Assignment History:
Department: Presiding Judge 
Year: 6/2019 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Associate Presiding Judge 
Year: 6/2015 
Location: Juvenile Court Durango Facility 
Department: Criminal Presiding Judge 
Year: 1/2013 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Criminal 
Year: 10/2008 
Location: Phoenix 
Department: Family Court 
Year: 5/2007 
Location: Phoenix 
Work History:
2006 - 2007:  Chief of the National Security Section, U. S. Attorney's Office, Phoenix 
2001 - 2006:  Deputy Chief, Criminal Section, U.S. Attorney's Office, Phoenix 
1991 - 2001:  Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office, Phoenix 
1988 - 1991:  Assistant Attorney General, Arizona Attorney General's Office, Phoenix 
  • Juris Doctor, 1988, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, 1985, Loyola Marymount University
  • State Bar of Arizona
Community Involvement:
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Member of Board of Directors, local youth sports program
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